Buddhist Studies

Bodhisattva Vow Class

with Acharya Holly Gayley

March 19th—April 9th

Bodhisattvas take a vow to work for the benefit of others until all sentient beings have attained enlightenment. This course is based on the Bodhisattva vow sourcebook and is open to all, whether or not you intend to take the Bodhisattva vow. Continue »

White Tara Practice Group

April 4th

The White Tara practice group meets the first Saturday of each month. White Tara is particularly relied upon in times of domestic and community turmoil and disharmony, and when personal or family health is threatened. Continue »

The Three Yanas of the Great Eastern Sun: Part I

with Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

April 6th—April 20th

In Part I of this course, focusing on the first yana, we will explore the path of individual liberation and the basic sanity of mindfulness-awareness practice through talks, guided meditations, and readings. Continue »

Bodhisattva Vow Ceremony

with Acharya Holly Gayley

April 11th

The Bodhisattva vow is a commitment to put others before oneself and to work wholeheartedly for their benefit. The basis of this vow is the heart of bodhicitta and the commitment to develop kindness, friendliness and compassion. Continue »

The Bardos in Everyday Life

with Andrew Holecek

April 14th—May 19th

For the awakened ones, death is an illusion, and this course aims to lead you to that awakening. Continue »

Chöd Training & Practice - Cutting through self concern

with Kristine McCutcheon

April 17th—April 19th

Chöd literally means “cutting” — cutting through our obscuration’s, cutting ego-grasping and fixation, cutting through to the natural state. Continue »

New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra

April 22nd

This practice received and written by Chogyam Trungpa combines the power of the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism to help us dispel obstacles in our practice, life, and world. Open to all! Continue »

White Tara Practice Group

May 2nd

The White Tara practice group meets the first Saturday of each month. White Tara is particularly relied upon in times of domestic and community turmoil and disharmony, and when personal or family health is threatened. Continue »

The Three Yanas of the Great Eastern Sun: Part II

with Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

May 4th—May 18th

In Part II,  focusing on the second yana, we will explore teachings and practices—such as tonglen—related to the awakened heart of compassion and the bravery of the bodhisattva path. Continue »

Chogyam Trungpa Conference (Vienna)

May 22nd—May 24th

We will gather at the Boulder Shambhala Center to participate in this conference remotely. Due to the time difference, some portions will be live streamed and other segments will be shown on video delay. More information and a detailed schedule coming soo Continue »

New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra

May 22nd

This practice received and written by Chogyam Trungpa combines the power of the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism to help us dispel obstacles in our practice, life, and world. Open to all! Continue »

The Heart of the Awakened Mind with Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche

May 30th—May 31st

Boulder Shambhala is very excited to be welcoming back Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche this year! Open to all! Continue »

Three Yanas of the Great Eastern Sun: Part III

with Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

June 1st—June 15th

In Part III, contemplating the third yana, we will work with teachings on indestructible sacredness reviewing readings from Trungpa Rinpoche's  The Heart of the Buddha, particularly the chapter "Sacred Outlook." Continue »

White Tara Practice Group

June 6th

The White Tara practice group meets the first Saturday of each month. White Tara is particularly relied upon in times of domestic and community turmoil and disharmony, and when personal or family health is threatened. Continue »

New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra

June 21st

This practice received and written by Chogyam Trungpa combines the power of the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism to help us dispel obstacles in our practice, life, and world. Open to all! Continue »

White Tara Practice Group

July 4th

The White Tara practice group meets the first Saturday of each month. White Tara is particularly relied upon in times of domestic and community turmoil and disharmony, and when personal or family health is threatened. Continue »

New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra

July 20th

This practice received and written by Chogyam Trungpa combines the power of the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism to help us dispel obstacles in our practice, life, and world. Open to all! Continue »

White Tara Practice Group

August 1st

The White Tara practice group meets the first Saturday of each month. White Tara is particularly relied upon in times of domestic and community turmoil and disharmony, and when personal or family health is threatened. Continue »

New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra

August 18th

This practice received and written by Chogyam Trungpa combines the power of the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism to help us dispel obstacles in our practice, life, and world. Open to all! Continue »

Khandro Rinpoche

August 19th—August 20th

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New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra

September 17th

This practice received and written by Chogyam Trungpa combines the power of the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism to help us dispel obstacles in our practice, life, and world. Open to all! Continue »

Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel

September 25th—September 27th

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New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra

October 16th

This practice received and written by Chogyam Trungpa combines the power of the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism to help us dispel obstacles in our practice, life, and world. Open to all! Continue »